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National Buffalo Association Publication Archives

 
The current National Bison Association was formed in 1995 by the merging of the National Buffalo Association and The American Bison Association. Prior to the merge the official publication of the former National Buffalo Association was called "Buffalo!". Presented below are some articles of interest (to me at least) from various issues of Buffalo! This material is subject to copyright and appears here courtesy of the US National Bison Association.

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Doc Ken's Korner - Tuberculosis
Dr. Ken Throlson, Buffalo!, Vol 12, No.5, September-October, 1984.

This short article by the original "buffalo vet" briefly discusses tuberculosis in bison.

One Very Sad Tale
Donald A. Long, Buffalo!, Vol 12, No.5, September-October, 1984.

This article should be titled "Why NOT to Use Immobilizing Doses of Sedative Drugs When Transporting Animals" and is a good lesson about transporting bison. But, these were the early days, weren't they?




Doc Ken's Korner - Leptospirosis
Dr. Ken Throlson, Buffalo!, Vol 13, No.1, September-October, 1985.

This short article by the original "buffalo vet" briefly discusses leptospirosis in bison.

Opportunities in Managing Closed Herds
Dave Reynolds, Buffalo!, Vol 13, No.1, September-October, 1985.

A brief look at the pros and cons for maintaining a closed bison herd.




Doc Ken's Korner - Poisonous Plants
Dr. Ken Throlson, Buffalo!, Vol 13, No.2, March - April, 1985.

This short article by the original "buffalo vet" briefly discusses plants that are poisonous to bison.


From Atop The Corral Fence
Jim Hartmann, Buffalo!, Vol 13, No.2, March - April, 1985.

A very good article about equipment and handling bison.


Breeding For Maximum Profits
an exerpt from Buffalo Management & Marketing, Buffalo!, Vol 13, No.2, March - April, 1985.

An article with some advice about breeding bison.




Doc Ken's Korner - Neonatal Scours
Dr. Ken Throlson, Buffalo!, Vol 13, No.3, May - June, 1985.

This short article by the original "buffalo vet" briefly discusses reovirus and corona virus scours in bison calves.


Questions and Answers - On Feeding Buffalo
Anonymous, Buffalo!, Vol 13, No.3, May - June, 1985.

A Q & A article about feeding bison. The info may or may not be useful depending on where you live and what feed is available.




From Atop The Corral Fence - Equipment
Jim Hartmann, Buffalo!, Vol 13, No.4, July - August, 1985.

A very good article about chutes and alleys designed for bison.



From Atop The Corral Fence - Handling Facilities
Jim Hartmann, Buffalo!, Vol 13, No.5, September - October, 1985.

A very good article about facilities designed to handle bison.


We Manage 88 Sections and 3,000 Head of Buffalo
Jack Errington, Buffalo!, Vol 13, No.5, September - October, 1985.

Extensive bison ranching in the 1980's - How they did it back then!


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